Basel to Bacharach by train

  • First train
    05:01
  • Last train
    23:40
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 53m
  • Distance
    280 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    11
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 56m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Basel to Bacharach by train

Fast trains from Basel to Bacharach take around 3 hours and 53 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 280 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Bacharach.

1. Are there direct trains from Basel to Bacharach?

Journeys between Basel and Bacharach usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 11 departures on the route from Basel to Bacharach every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 14 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Basel to Bacharach?

The Basel to Bacharach train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 53 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Basel to Bacharach train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Bacharach is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 05:01 and the last train is around 23:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basel around 06:08, and the last at 23:40.

When to book Basel to Bacharach train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Basel to Bacharach by train.

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Which train companies operate between Basel and Bacharach?

More than one train company operates on the route from Basel to Bacharach, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

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Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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